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=== Published Records  ===
 
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Voting records that serve as a substitute for the 1890 census of Chicago and vicinity are found in:  
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Voting records found in FamilySearch:  
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results#count=20&query=%2Bkeywords%3AVoting%20%2Bkeywords%3ARegisters%20%2Bkeywords%3AIowa Voting Registers Iowa] (11) Including: Counties and townships.
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results#count=20&query=%2Bkeywords%3AVoting%20%2Bkeywords%3ARegisters%20%2Bkeywords%3AIowa Voting Registers Iowa] (11) Including: Counties and townships.

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To make it easier for election officials, voting registers were often arranged alphabetically by the names of citizens eligible to vote. In addition to the name and address of the voter, these may contain naturalization information and date and place of birth. There was no poll tax on persons eligible to vote in Iowa.

Researching Iowa Voting Records

It is usually best to start searching for voting records (registers, poll lists, poll books, or electoral records) at a local level such as the city, town, or village and then try the county or state. Links to county pages appear below. Many are also found at IRAD depositories.

Additional resources for Iowa voting records may be found in the Illinois-Voting Registers topic page of the Family History Library catalog (FHLC). Copies of records on FHL microfilm and microfiche can be ordered for viewing at Family History Centers. Also find Illinois voting resources available at many libraries (WorldCat). Explore how to search WorldCat and the FHLC.

Published Records

Voting records found in FamilySearch:

Web Sites

Ancestry offers voter records for a few Illinois localities, including Chicago (1888, 1892, and 1890) and Bureau County (1877). ($)